Travel Blogs from Galle
... Turns out they all live in the nearby area hence the thousands of children, but only two actually live in our house! At the weekend we went travelling for a well deserved break to Unawatuna and Galle. Unawatuna was beautiful and is on the south coast so we were on the beach! It was so nice just to be out of a floor length skirt and shirt and be able to show some skin in the ridiculous heat! It was also very strange to see some more white people and eat with cutlery (we were very ...
... to watch the stunning sunset from the top of the fort. Before going in search of food, Lauren. Holly and I went and found a fantastic restaurant, which even sold Magners Pear cider, I had Spaghetti Bolognese followed by frozen yoghurt and cashew nuts, not a combination I've had before but delicious. The main drawback of Galle is that even off season you are paying tourist rates, and as a lot of time we haven't been you really notice it when you have ...
... well it has worked out. Next week the tests for grade 3 to 12 start at the school, therefore if I wanted to teach such older classes I would just get in the way of their tests. I've never taught such young children before, so it was a learning curve for me! In Jaffna, we were teaching nursery rhymes and playing games with the children to expand their oral English as they knew very little written (plus we wanted to avoid doing written work)! Therefore I had ...
... the road we spotted a bakery with a restaurant upstairs. This was most authentic place we went on our trip with no tourists in site, but English speaking staff and menu. I had the kotu rotti which was amazing and a massive portion. Josefina had some soup. Then to bakery for some little cakes and some jelly and ice cream milky desert thing.
Back to train station, picked up bags and then tuk tuk to Mirissa (800rpees)
... seen, at least 50 of them all around, it was incredible. Hangover forgotten I staggered my way to the back of the boat to join some of the crew on the top deck. It was hard work standing still as the little boat swayed a lot but the view was worth it and I hung onto the rail mesmerised by so many wild dolphin being comfortably close to our boat. It was while I was enjoying the dolphin show that the first shout of "whale" was heard; and there over to the left about ...
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- Free parking